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I heard that Siri can be installed on iPhone 4 but can't find it in the App Store?

Is it because it is a non-approved app on iPhone 4 and why? If so, is it only installable if it is a jailbroken iPhone 4?
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OSX virtual machines for Visual Studio and Azure

I will be starting a new job in a couple of weeks, and I've been asked to spec out a machine I'd like to work on. As a UI Developer, I am much more comfortable developing in OSX. The company I will ...
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Apple screen gets scrambled randomly

Recently I upgraded to Lion, since doing this upgrade I am now getting a bug with Safari where the browser window "scrambles". By this, I mean that the entire window breaks up into rectangular blocks ...
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How can I test if my hard drive is going bad?

I've looked over similar questions and searched the internet to try to find symptoms of a bad hard drive, but I haven't found anything that seems to be related to my problem. I have a late 2008 15" ...
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How do I get Xcode 4.1 running under Snow Leopard?

I'm trying to upgrade to xcode 4.1, but I it's not working as I expect. I am a registered iOS developer, so I downloaded the (huge) installer. When I double click, it appears to launch, but then it ...
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System Storage Full

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 and use Cydia, SBSettings and iFile to see how much storage is marked as Free between the two partitions on my device. The problem is, my System Storage had a total size ...
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Message tone played multiple times on receiving message/notification on iOS 5

I've an iPhone 4 and I've installed iOS 5 on it. Since then, whenever I receive a text message or an app notification, the tone plays like "tre..tre..tre..tre..te..tre..tre...tring". Sometimes it ...
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Limit the number of versions time machine stores of particular files

Is there any way to limit the number of versions time machine keeps of files? In this case, I want time machine to back up some of my Virtual Machines. However, Since VM images are very large and ...
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Oxygen25 MIDI keyboard won't work with Pro Tools 9

I have Pro Tools 9.0.2 and a third Gen Oxygen25 MIDI keyboard connected by USB. Both are made by Avid, yet I can't get them to work together. The keyboard even works with Logic Pro 9, just not Pro ...
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Does the iPhone allow Circuit Switched Data dial-up?

I know CSD (Circuit Switched Data) is a really old technology and going to be obsolete. I just want to know: Does iPhone allow CSD dial-up like old mobile phones (without Jailbreaking it)? If the ...
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Can a Macbook dual boot Snow Leopard and Lion? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual Boot Lion / SL My Macbook currently has Snow Leopard on it. I'd like to try Lion as well, but is there a way to make it dual boot either one, perhaps using ...
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Migrate data from iPhone 4 to iPhone 4s

I have a Verizon iPhone 4. What the easiest way to migrate my data & settings from the iPhone 4 to a new Verizon iPhone 4s [I'm expecting one in a few days]? I want my new iPhone 4s to be just ...
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How does iPhone toasting/bumping apps work? [closed]

I've just seen the ad for IKEA Skål!. If you haven't seen it, you can see the video linked. Basically, you can choose a drink and make a toast-like gesture (using the iPhone) with another person ...
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Typing in 2 different applications at the same time

I am typing code on Google Docs through Chrome. What I want is for an app to enter whatever I type in the Google Docs into an open XCode editor. This way while I am done typing code I can check for ...
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Which one is faster? iMac 27 with Quad Core i5 2.7GHz or a Macbook Pro 15 with Quad Core i7 2GHz?

They are about the same price ($100 difference, iMac $1699, Macbook Pro $1799), and iMac: Quad Core i5 2.7GHz Macbook Pro: Quad Core i7 2.0GHz How can you tell which processor is faster? (the iMac ...
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How can I play Blu Ray discs with my MacBook?

I'd like to buy a Macbook Pro 15 inch instead of a Dell, and I know I can send video to the HDMI TV using the Moshi adapter. My MacBook doesn't have a drive for Blu Ray discs. Is there a way to solve ...
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How do I install QuickTime 10.1 on Snow Leopard?

I haven't upgraded to Lion yet and was thinking of keeping this Mac running Snow Leopard and buy a new Mac with Lion. So I hope to install the newest QuickTime 10.1 on the current Mac running Snow ...
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What monospace font is most legible at the smallest size?

Does anyone know which monospace font in the Terminal program or iTerm is the best to use at very small font sizes?
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1answer
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How do I make an exact back up of one iPod Touch to another iPod Touch?

I want both iPods to be identical- including the folders and organization I have already made on the first iPod.
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Disable Inverted Scrolling using Mighty Mouse

I currently use two 2011 iMac's equipped with Mighty Mouse - the round mouse with a rubber scroll ball. When I go to scroll through pages or folders though, it is inverted. By this I mean that down is ...
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How do I enable “Network Trash” on a file server?

I have a Synology SAN/file server. One of the reasons I bought my Synology was that the reviews said it supported "Network Trash" for the Mac, so I can drag files to the trash and then drag them out ...
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1answer
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How do I sync MobileMe with Outlook 2011?

I have Outlook 2011 on my running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. I managed to import the mail, calendar and contacts without an issue. Under Outlook > Tools > Sync Services I selected calendar, contacts, tasks ...
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1answer
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Time machine multiple hard disk drives

I have a internal drive containing 640gb of storage with the operating system on it, my external time machine drive is ~720gb. I am thinking about installing another internal 1tb hard drive, and ...
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How To Disable Lion Ellipsis Autocorrect

Every time i write ... in a text editor like TextEdit or Coda, Lion has started replacing it with a single Ellipse character, which doesn't encode to HTML. This started after I upgraded to Lion and ...
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1answer
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Problem with malicious Traffic in my MacBook

I have been receiving warnings from my internet provider for a month now. This is part of the latest e-mail sent to me. "CenturyLink Security Services has received notification about malicious ...
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subscribe to a podcast on iPhone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone Does anyone have a clever hack to subscribe to podcasts on iOS? The important characteristics ...
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2answers
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Why won't scanner show up for Scanner Sharing?

I have an HP ScanJet 4890 connected via USB to my desktop Mac Mini running Lion. Recently, HP finally! updated scanner drivers and my scanner is recognized and works on that machine (connected to a ...
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Can the iPad 2 be used for everyday telephony?

Is it possible to use the iPad 2 as a kind of oversized mobile phone for everyday use? Using the 3G functionality available in some models? Using VoIP through WLAN? Using other means? With or ...
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1answer
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iWork Numbers evaluate string

I have a cell with the following content 2262/4121. I want to have a cell next to it that contains the result of that expression. Is there a function for that?
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1answer
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Proxy settings won't be saved in the Keychain

On an Ethernet connection, when I manually set my proxy information, it won't save correctly in the keychain for HTTP web proxy. In the same environment, it does it correctly for HTTPS web proxy. At ...
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Huawei mobile broadband E173 data card not working properly

I am using Mac OS X SnowLeopard. My Huawei mobile broadband E173 data card is giving me problems. After inactivity for some time, it gets disconnected and when I connect again, it shows as connected ...
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Screen capture software that streams to Apple TV?

Is there any application that can stream content of a screen, or application window to Apple TV? I would like something that works in similar fashion as AirFoil, but for captured screen content ...
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2answers
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Unable to revert changes to hosts file in OS X Lion

I edited the hosts file and added: 10.0.0.1 devsys.crossreader.net Later I commented out the entry: #10.0.0.1 devsys.crossreader.net When I ping or browse to devsys.crossreader.net the returning ...
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How can I download a webpage to a PDF in Terminal?

I am trying to find a way to download an URL and convert it into a PDF. I have found lots of suggestions on how to turn PDFs into HTML or HTML into PDFs, but that's not the same as what I want to do. ...
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1answer
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iMac forgets brightness

When I set my brightness on a 27'' iMac (2011) next time it boots up, it's dimmed. I switched off the ambient sensor, so this shouldn't be the problem. The connected Cinema Display remembers the ...
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Can I use any Apple power adapter with my MacBook?

There are 45, 60, and 85 watt power adapters for the MacBook line of portable devices (the Air, the Pro, etc.). Does the 45 watt charger which comes with the MacBook Air work with the 15" MacBook Pro ...
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The error “Keychain ”login“ cannot be found to store …”

When I start up my MacBookPro/osx/snow leopard , I get this error with yahoo messenger.. What is this keychain thing? Is this some Mac thing? Any links to explain this concept and how to resolve it? ...
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How many Apple IDs should one household have?

To date my wife and I share one Apple ID for all Apple purchases and devices. We currently own a first and third generation iPod, iPhone 4, and will own an iPad 2 in the morning. Thus far having the ...
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1answer
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Request for experience: when has having only 16GB on your iPhone inconvenienced you?

Today I regretted having only 2 GB on my Shuffle, because it meant I could not store the three most recent episodes of my favorite podcasts; but so far I have never used the full 16 GB on my 2nd ...
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1answer
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External Hard Drive - Get Write Access Rights

I have a Mac Book Pro. When I attach my external hard drive to it, I can only read rights. How to I get read and write rights?
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1answer
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Connect to an UPnP Server as guest

I can connect to my UPnP file server (the server is my ASUS router actually) via Connect to Server (⌘+K) diagram in Finder (By the way this server don't show up in Network folder). I don't have write ...
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2answers
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How splash-proof and knock-proof is the iPod nano?

I'm looking at buying an iPod Nano with a watchband to use as a watch. My concern is that as a watch it will have to take a certain amount of incidental knocks and splashes. I don't want to have the ...
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1answer
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What is a good way to protect the home button on my iphone 4 so it doesn't get dust in it?

I've already replaced a home button on my iphone 4 and I'd prefer not to have to do it on my iphone 4s coming next week. I'm looking for a way to protect the home button while obviously still making ...
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How can I manipulate several security settings from terminal?

I want to change these behaviors from terminal: Auto-login Showing password after screensaver and sleep mode Go to sleep mode after x minutes Enable screensaver after x minutes
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1answer
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Will Adobe Flash be supported in iOS 5?

I now own an iPod Touch 4 with iOS 4.3.5 on it. I jailbroke it a while ago, but since it made me too many problems I reset it and it's now locked. My question is, will the new iOS 5 is going to ...
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1answer
964 views

Detect Displays sets default wallpaper

I have ext. monitor connected to MacBook. I use macbook with closed monitor most of the time, sometimes I need second monitor: I open notebook's monitor call Detect Displays to turn on monitor ...
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How can I make my very own OS X Lion Install DVD/USB Stick?

I bought new MBP some days ago and it came with the lion installed on it. Now I am curious can I make an OS X Lion Bootable Disk? I read some tutorial to make an OS X bootable Disk if you download it ...
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1answer
2k views

What gesture causes the page to zoom in?

Sometimes, when I am moving the mouse cursor on my Mac Mini, Safari zooms in the page. I checked the mouse settings, and the only gesture that would cause that should be the double-tap, which is not ...
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Possible to run scripts on sleep and wake?

MacBook Pro 2010 running OS X Lion. Is it possible to run scripts on sleep and wake events? My specific application is that I've got Dropbox-synced Truecrypt volumes that I regularly use on both my ...
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2answers
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How can I stop fseventsd for certain volumes?

I also have a partion with Ubuntu installed. Unfortunately, every time I have an error while working on the Ubuntu partion (I believe it's ext3), I get a Kernel Panic and I have to restart. I believe ...

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